Should one uninstall Microsoft. net Framework service pack 2 when you upgrade?

October 16, 2009 4:31am CST
I have framework 2.0 SP2 installed previously. Now that I have updated with service pack 3.0, can I uninstall 2.0 as it is a resource hog (180MB).
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@getbrowser (1715)
• China
16 Oct 09
It seems that it is difficult to uninstall Framework when you have upgraded. I have found some useful information that can be helpful to your question. Uninstall it following steps below: Go to C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\Windows Presentation Foundation\DotNetAssistantExtension in Windows Explorer and delete everything in that folder but keep the folder name. I am really appreciate it if you can benefit from the steps above. Of course, you can do so by following the steps found at
• Canada
20 Oct 09
Thank you for your answer. I will look into it when I have the time. There's too many things going on at this time.